jpeg-7 - rebuild all dependencies - how?
danielby at slightlystrange.org
Fri Jul 24 12:55:52 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 02:03:43PM +0200, Ewald Jenisch wrote:
> Updating one of my sytems I followed /usr/ports/UPDATING and did a
> "pkg_delete -r jpeg-6b_7" - only to discover that everything that
Au contraire, Blackadder. UPDATING says to run either of
portmaster -r jpeg*
portupgrade -fr graphics/jpeg
It says nothing of pkg_delete.
> depends on jpeg-* is gone - this involves little wonders like the
> complete gnome2 environment plus e.g. firefox, gimp,
pkg_delete -r <package> - recursively delete <package> and all others that
depend on it.
> What's really bad however is that all information about the
> dependencies that were there before is now gone, i.e. the system has
> no clue that e.g. gnome2 was installed.
Yep, because pkg_delete removed their entries from the registry.
> Fortunately, in my particular case, I did a "pkg_info -Rx jpeg-" prior
> to that pkg_delete so at least I have clue as to the state of my ports
> that depend on jpeg-* before that pkg_delete.
> So here are my questions:
> o) Do I really have to re-build every port that depends on jpeg-* from
> scratch; i.e. "make && make install"ing every port? (i.e. take the
> list from pkg_info (see above) and build everything by hand)
That's going to be the best bet, yes.
> o) Is there a less painful way to upgrade everything that depends on jpeg-*
You could try installing prebuilt packages, but they might not all have been
updated yet to use the new version of jpeg.
> PS: To my understanding the information in /usr/ports/UPDATING is a
> little misleading without mentioning anything that "pkg_delete"
> basically removing all dependencies leaving the system in a state with
> the dependent packages deleted having no clue as to what was there
> before. Maybe a little hint about this would possibly keep others from
> falling into similar traps....
Read the relevant entry again. It mentions nothing about running pkg_delete.
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